(a species of owlet moth (Noctuid)) Some caterpillars, after they emerge from their egg, can increase their weight by 25,000 times.

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Membership and Patrons

Become a Patron of the Museum

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Love the Museum? Enjoy a closer relationship with us and become a Patron.

In return, enjoy exclusive Patron events, behind-the-scenes tours and other special benefits tailored to your interests.

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Patron - £1,000

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Patron - £2,000

£ 2000


Patron - £5,000

£ 5000


Patron - £10,000

£ 10000


Help us to achieve the five grand challenges we believe are important to science and society:

  • Turn our collections digital, allowing free access worldwide.
  • Use our unique resources to learn from the past and inform the challenges of the future.
  • Emphasise the importance of biodiversity and find new ways to protect it.
  • Tackle the problems that impact society, such as health and food security.
  • Inspire the next generation to use digital and molecular technologies wisely.

For more information or a brochure please contact Jessica Madeley on tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5906.

Five favourite gifts

Fluff-up print, favourite gifts

1. Fluff-up print
2. Portfolio 22 book
3. Human skull china
4. Art of Audubon prints
5. Plush animal masks

And from our friends...

Buy wall art, natural history murals and prints from Surface View.

Roller blinds with cool dinosaurs and more from Creatively Different.

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+44 (0)20 7942 5792. Email

Online donations
+44 (0)20 7942 5815. Email

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Write to: Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD

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